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New Page Added August 10, 2019

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JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP FIRE BOAT
(Morris County)

Jefferson Township
FIREBOAT 717
"The Defender"

2016 Silver Ships Explorer 30 Landing Craft style Fireboat.
33' LOA - 10' Beam - Twin Mercury 250 HP outboards
Approx 1500 gpm capacity.

The new boat replaced a 36 year old vessel, also known as "Defender"

Lake Hopatcong is the largest fresh water lake in New Jersey.
Covering about 4 square miles, it is located in northern Morris County
within Jefferson Township. It is a popular recreational lake with many
boats and homes located along the shores.

The Jefferson Township Fire Company #2 has a boat station on the lake
on Lagoon Lane off of Benedict Drive, not far from the Lakeview Marina.
The "Defender" and a Dive Team vessel known as "715" "The Guardian"
are docked at the station.

Photos Aug 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Jefferson Township, NJ

NEW JERSEY FIRE BOATS  
  Atlantic Highlands   Bayonne   Camden   Edgewater 
Gloucester City   Hoboken  Jefferson Township  Jersey City   Kearny  
 Newark   North Hudson / Weehawken  Perth Amboy   Secaucus    
Westville

 

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